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"One Korea Cheering Squad" assembled for Asian Games

Insidethegames.biz (blog) - 14 Aug 2018
A North Korea cheerleading team caused a sensation by their vocal and eyecatching performances at the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang. A unified women's ice hockey team featured there, while the two countries, which are still ...
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Royal summons: In September, Kim to host Moon, not vice versa

Asia Times - 15 Aug 2018
The sensitivity of this cannot be overstated, for in North Korea, Kim is revered almost as a god, beloved of his people. In 2003, North Korean cheerleaders visiting South Korea for that year's Universiade caused a minor ruckus by stealing a banner of ...
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Asian Games: United Korea smash hosts Indonesia in hoops

Channel NewsAsia - 15 Aug 2018
But ultimately the romance of the occasion, sound-tracked by North Korea's famed "army of beauties" cheerleaders, melted hearts and became one of the symbols of the Winter Olympics, despite the team failing to win a single game. Ties between the ...
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Olympics: North Korean Cheerleaders Spark Fashion Envy

Voice of America - 08 Feb 2018
More than 200 sharply dressed North Korean cheerleaders decked out in expensive fur smiled and posed for the media and onlookers Wednesday after arriving in South Korea for the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 229 chic young women wore tailored ...
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Why North Korea sent hundreds of cheerleaders to the Olympics

Business Insider - 16 Feb 2018
North Korea sent 22 athletes to the 2018 Olympics and hundreds of cheerleaders to support them. Suki Kim, a writer who spent months undercover in North Korea, explains what's really going on behind this "army of beauties." Following is a transcript of ...
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North Korea's cheerleading charm offensive

BBC News - 09 Jan 2018
North Korea on Tuesday announced that it would be sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, including a team of cheerleaders. Though a cheerleading squad may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of ...
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North Korea's cheerleaders, explained

Vox - 23 Feb 2018
North Korea's cheerleaders, explained. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images. An “army of beauties” from North Korea has descended on the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Carl Court. These red parka-clad cheerleaders are known for over-the-top, ...
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N. Korean Cheerleaders Are Tightly Controlled to Prevent Defections

Voice of America - 14 Feb 2018
The over 200 member all female cheerleading squad, dressed often in matching red snowsuits, is the largest contingent of the North Korean delegation participating in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea. They have been prominently featured ...
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Olympic cheer: North Korean cheerleaders back joint team

Financial Times - 14 Feb 2018
Olympic cheer: North Korean cheerleaders back joint team. The FT's Bryan Harris watches the well-drilled North Korea's troupe of cheerleaders getting behind the united Korean women's hockey team as they take on Japan at the Winter Olympics. Share on ...
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North Korea's Weapons of Mass Distraction

Wall Street Journal - 12 Feb 2018
For South Koreans, far from agonizing over geopolitics, actually seeing their living, breathing neighbors to the north has become a source of fascination. At the three events where the cheerleaders have been deployed, including a women's hockey game ...
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North Korea cheerleader: 'We were on the frontline'

BBC News - 15 Feb 2018
North Korea's cheerleaders have charmed the crowds at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Former cheerleader Han Seo-hee, who defected to South Korea several years ago, describes what it was like being in the "army of beauties". Interview by Laura ...
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​North Korea's Cheerleaders are Mesmerizing Olympic Audiences

Esquire.com - 13 Feb 2018
North Korea's cheerleaders have grabbed the spotlight in the opening days of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, as more than 200 of them, dressed in identical red tracksuits, deliver enthusiastic chants complete with face cut-outs and small flags of ...

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